Sometimes waiting to see your provider is not an option. Same day appointments for urgent care are available at Cornerstone Family Practice – Guttenberg for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries that are not life-threatening, but require prompt medical attention. Our care providers available for same day appointments treat patients who are unable to schedule with their primary care provider or who do not currently have a provider.
Same day appointments for urgent care are offered 6 days per week:
Monday: 10am – 7pm
Tuesday: 8am – 5pm
Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Friday: 8am – 5pm
Saturday: 8am – 12pm
Although patients may be seen on a walk-in basis, making an appointment is encouraged by calling (563) 252-2141.
Choose this service for minor illnesses and injuries that are not considered true emergencies. Symptoms include:
- Cough, cold or flu
- Fever without rash
- Ear pain
- Painful urination
- Persistent diarrhea
- Sore throat
- Minor trauma such as common sprain or shallow cut
While not every illness or injury requires a trip to the emergency room (ER), there are times when emergency services are needed. Emergency rooms are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You should seek emergency care for limb- or life-threatening conditions, including intense chest pain, profuse bleeding, difficulty breathing, severe headaches, seizures lasting longer than five minutes, intense abdominal pain and other serious medical issues.